Govt Shakeup Coming to Some States, Regions

NLD sources said the government was likely to start replacing some of its state and region ministers and chief ministers as soon as next week.

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Peace Process Hits Another Hurdle

It remains uncertain if the next session of the Union Peace Conference will be held at the end of the month as previously planned.

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KNLA Says It Won’t Attend Third Session of Panglong Peace Conference

Commanders say peace process is restricted by 2008 Constitution while Tatmadaw is only concerned with disarmament.

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State Counsellor’s address on Youth Policy

At the ceremony to introduce the Youth Policy of Myanmar, State Counsellor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi made an address on youths in Myanmar, in which one third of the population was said to...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Saint Laurent Ventures Online in China as Luxury Portals Take Off

The French brand is partnering with Toplife, a platform launched by that aims to woo luxury buyers with same-day deliveries and premium services.

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Thai King Orders Festival Paying Homage to Past Monarchs

A government spokesman said the public will be encouraged to wear traditional Thai clothing and 19th century Thai fashions for the history-themed event.

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China Says 27 of 31 Regions Met 2016 Low Carbon Targets

Among the regions rated as “excellent” were the cities of Beijing and Shanghai.

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Myanmar Journalists Ask Govt for Details of Reuters Reporters’ Case

The group argues that the case could have implications for the ability of journalists to do their jobs.

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Rival Karen Armed Groups Continue Latest Round of Fighting

The DKBA claims the KNU is getting help from the Myanmar Army to clear the way for a planned hydropower dam.

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